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After laying low for the better part of a year, the Warezov botnet is back - with some new tricks up its sleeve. In the past week, trojan horse programs that install the Warezov bot have been spotted on websites offering free MP3 downloads, according to Joe Stewart, director of malware research at security provider SecureWorks …


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  1. Elmer Phud

    Beta Version?

    The Storm botnet is no more (?). It's possible that the original Warezov was merely a Beta version that was withdrawn for improvement and Storm left as a development model. Now that Storm has served its purpose we have the upgraded and more efficient Warezov2.

    Didn't you just know it was coming as soon as the 'security experts' started crowing about removing so much stuff from the net? Haven't they seen the movies where the baddies regenerate as the lawmen boast about it all being over now?

    No, we're not a bunch of cynical bastards out here in the real world, just more hooked in to reality.

  2. Anonymous Coward

    too easy..

    Well, we are talking about infected zombies here.

    (the one with the umbrella corp logo on the back)

  3. Will Blake

    Atrivo / Intercage - Storm

    Just a coincidence Intercage and Storm going dark at the same time?

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